Patriarch Aphrem II Requests Russia’s Help Regarding the Two Abducted Archbishops of Aleppo

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 26/8/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Alexander Kinshchak, Russian Ambassador to Damascus, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness thanked Russia for its efforts for the release of the two abducted Archbishops of Aleppo their Eminences Boulos Yaziji and Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim. In ...

Envoy: France Glad Putin to Visit Russian Orthodox Complex Opening in Paris

www.sputniknews.com - 1/5/16 French government envoy Jean-Pierre Chevenement said he was glad the Russian president plans to visit the opening ceremony for a Russian Orthodox complex in Paris. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Construction began in 2014 on the Russian Orthodox complex on Paris' Quai Branly. In March, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko said that the complex was likely ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION CELEBRATES DIVINE LITURGY AT THE CHURCH OF ST. INNOCENT OF IRKUTSK IN LABDARIN

On 16 May 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of St. Innocent of Irkutsk in Labdarin, an administrative centre of E’erguna in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China. Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, DECR vice-chairman; Rev. Sergy Voronin, rector of the Church of the Dormition located in the territory ...

CHRISTMAS BAZAR IN HOLY ARCHBISHOPRIC OF QATAR

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - December 2014  During this period leading to Christmas day, the Holy Archbishopric of Qatar offered its polyglot flock the opportunity to participate in a Bazar of Christmas Gifts. The event was enriched by performances based on various local traditions, on Friday, the 21st of November 2014 (New Calendar). The event was honoured by ...

Russia orthodox church seeks land in Delhi

IANS 22/10/2012 Presently the Russian Orthodox Liturgical Service is held within the campus of the Russian Embassy in New Delhi. New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A year after it began to preach from the confines of the Russian embassy in the capital, the Russian Orthodox Church of Russia formally introduced itself to the capital's Christian fold with ...

First-ever Orthodox Divine service is celebrated in Cuba’s Westernmost Province

On 16 June 2012, the first-ever Orthodox liturgy was celebrated in Pinar del Rio, the Cuba’s westernmost province. Rev. Dimitry Orekhov, rector of the Church of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God in Havana, officiated, website of the parish reports. Compatriots living in Pinar del Rio, parishioners, and staff of the Russian Embassy attended ...

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at Russian Embassy in the capital of Jamaica

On 22 May 2011, the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman and the commemoration day of the translation of the relics of St. Nicholas of Myra in Lycia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jamaica. In ...